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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Angela M. Baldo

Computational Biologist

Plant Genetic Resources Unit

Grape Genetics Research Unit

USDA, ARS

630 W. North St., Geneva, NY 14456

315 787 2413 (office)

315 787 2339 (fax)

angela.baldo@ars.usda.gov

 

Overview

Leveraging bioinfomatics tools to solve problems in agricultural systems.

Collaborating on germplasm diversity characterization and management, breeding, and crop population biology and systematics; research in high-throughput molecular marker prediction and development, data mining, genomic functional predictions, etc.

 

Education

· BS in Biology 1988 Stanford University

· MS in Biology 1988 Stanford University

· PhD in Genetics 1997 University of Connecticut

 

Professional Experience 

· Current Computational Biologist, USDA-ARS Geneva, NY

· Computational Biologist, USDA-ARS Ithaca, NY

· Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

 

Selected Publications

· AlleleCoder: a PERL script for coding codominant polymorphism data for PCA analysis - Baldo, A.M., Francis, D., Caramante, M., Robertson, L.D., Labate, J.A. 2011. AlleleCoder: a PERL script for coding codominant polymorphism data for PCA analysis. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 10: 1-3.

· Identification of genes differentially expressed during interaction of resistant and susceptible apple cultivars (Malus x domestica) with Erwinia amylovora - Baldo, A.M., Norelli, J.L., Farrell, R., Bassett, C.L., Aldwinckle, H., Malnoy, M. 2010. Identification of genes differentially expressed during interaction of resistant and susceptible apple cultivars (Malus x domestica) with Erwinia amylovora. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology.

· Multilocus sequence data reveal extensive departures from equilibrium in domesticated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) - Labate, J.A., Robertson, L.D., Baldo, A.M. 2009. Multilocus sequence data reveal extensive departures from equilibrium in domesticated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). Heredity 103:257-267.

· Parentage Analysis of Freedom Rootstock - Garris, A.J., Cousins, P.S., Ramming, D.W., Baldo, A.M. 2009. Parentage Analysis of Freedom Rootstock. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 60(3):357-361.

· Est, Cosii, and Arbitrary Gene Markers Give Similar Estimates of Nucleotide Diversity in Cultivated Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum) - Labate, J.A., Robertson, L.D., Wu, F., Tanksley, S.D., Baldo, A.M. 2009. EST, COSII, and arbitrary gene markers give similar estimates of nucleotide diversity in cultivated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 118:1005-1014.

· Nomenclature and Genetic Relationships of Apples and Pears from Terceira Island - Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E., Postman, J.D., Fazio, G., Baldo, A.M., Armas, I., Williams, R. 2008. Nomenclature and Genetic Relationships of Apples and Pears from Terceira Island. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution (2009). 56:339-352.

· Isolation and Linkage Mapping of NBS-LRR Resistance Gene Analogs in Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) and Classification Among 269 Rosaceae NGS-LRR Genes - Samuelian, S.K., Baldo, A.M., Pattison, J.A., Weber, C. 2008. Isolation and Linkage Mapping of NBS-LRR Resistance Gene Analogs in Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) and Classification Among 269 Rosaceae NGS-LRR Genes. Electronic Online First Article http://www.springerlink.com/content/n423jnx741586448.


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